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subside
used in Of Mice and Men

2 uses
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Definition
become less intense, less severe, or less active — perhaps going away entirely
  • He subsided, grumbling to himself, threatening the future cats which might dare to disturb the future rabbits.
    p. 58.9
subsided = became less intense
  • Candy subsided.
    p. 81.5
subsided = became less intense
There are no more uses of "subside" in Of Mice and Men.

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